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−Southern Crescent Care

Companion Care / Sitter Services

Southern Crescent Care has caregivers who provide companionship, assisting with reading to clients, going out to eat, going shopping, providing light housekeeping, transportation, meal preparation, laundry, linen changes, running errands and more. Some of our clients who use companionship services have symptoms such as vision impairment, hearing impairment, forgetfulness (early stage dementia), joint pain (arthritis), shortness of breath, tire easily, difficulty balancing, dizziness, and more.

Personal Care Services

Southern Crescent Care provides Certified Nurse Aides to assist with hands on non-medical care. Along with companion care services, they may also assist with bathing, dressing, grooming, oral care, transfers and walking, exercise, toileting and incontinence care, medication monitoring and more. Some of the diagnoses our personal care clients have are heart disease, stroke, dementia/Alzheimer's, ALS, Parkinson's, MS, diabetes, neuropathy, macular degeneration, arthritis, osteoporosis, and more.

Recuperative Care/ Respite Services

Recuperative Care Services provides care to individuals experiencing acute illness, surgery, chemotherapy, accidents/ falls, broken bones, and other needs. Respite Care enables family caregivers the ability to meet their own needs while being assured their loved one is safe and well cared for in their own environment. All services are on an individual need base and can be provided in the client's home, assisted living facility, hospital or rehab. Services are available from one hour to 24/7 and on a live-in basis. Care is provided where you need it, when you need it!

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What to Drink as You Get Older

It ‘s important for you to drink┬áplenty of fluids each day. Water helps you digest food, absorb nutrients from food, and then get rid of the unused waste.
There are lots of beverage choices today. But, water is very important because it replenishes you fluids and helps with every reaction process that takes place within the body.
Other good beverage choices are unsweetened tea, low-fat or fat-free milk, and 100% fruit juice. Although you should get most of your fruit from whole fruit and not fruit juices.
With age, you might lose some of your sense of thirst. This may be due to certain medications that you are taking or a change in lifestyle. It may take more energy for you to get up and refill water glasses, or get up and use the bathroom frequently. Despite these hardships, it’ s vital that you continue to drink plenty of fluids.
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Testimonials next prev

  • Dear Mary and Staff, I want to thank you for all your help over the last 5 and a half years in providing care for my wife, Patricia. She went home to be with the Lord Jan21,2014. She passed peacefully at Sacred Journey Hospice. She sure left a hole in my life and I feel so empty without her. However, I rejoice that she is at peace now and can dance and sing to the Lord. Again, many, many Thanks.

    Ross Ulmer

  • It was a pleasure to have Tanya help me. She was very efficient and helpful.

    Ethel

  • My Caregiver is very helpful. She helps me do whatever I cannot do by myself and she never complains. I really do not know what I would do without her.

    Dorothy

  • Our experience with Southern Crescent Care has been excellent with one exception which was replaced immediately. We are very pleased and recommend them.

    Louise